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Irene

Irene, Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, supervises the daily operations of all our customer-facing activities at Mountain Rose Herbs. Her extensive experience with herbal products and DIY recipes goes back to 1997, and since 2012 she’s owned her own skincare business where she specializes in botanical-based facial care products. Irene’s recipes have been featured in local and national publications including the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) Journal, Amaze Magazine, Willow and Sage magazine, MaryJanesFarm Magazine and Newsletter, Earth First Journal, Farming Magazine, Eugene Magazine, and the Eugene Weekly. Irene also served as a member of the Board of Directors for nonprofit Cascadia Wildands from 2013-2016. When she isn’t ensuring your experience aligns with the goals and mission of our company, she can be found taking care of her adorable twin boys, harvesting wild plants, and gardening.

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DIY: Handcrafted Gifts

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Herbal Culinary Infusions

 

The mere thought of oils, vinegars, butters, and salts infused with the essence of savory herbs is enough to make the taste buds swoon.  Simple to concoct, these preparations are eminently useful for creating flavorful dressings, marinades, rubs, beverages, vinaigrettes, sauces, and so much more.

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Savoring Summer

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Natural Sun Relief

It’s easy to underestimate the power of the sun, especially when busy playing, gardening, swimming, picnicking, hiking, and enjoying activities in the outdoors. The next time that you wind up with too much sun, try these simple, homemade remedies utilizing herbs and natural elements.  Not only are they simple to whip up within a few minutes, the botanical ingredients are known for their ability to offer relief, assistance, and healing.

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Join us for a Greener Future

 

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The International Herb Symposium

In late June, I was fortunate enough to attend the truly incredible and inspirational 10th International Herb Symposium.  Rosemary Gladstar and Jeff Carpenter (Rosemary's step-son and owner of Zach Woods Herb Farm) facilitate the conference biennially at Wheaton College, an utterly beautiful college within the quaint town of Norton, Massachusetts.  The event was attended by over 650 plant and herb loving folks from all around the world, including places as far flung as South America and Europe.   The International Herb Symposium is a benefit for United Plant Savers, a non-profit organization that Rosemary founded and works tirelessly to save native medicinal plants within the United States and Canada.

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Photo Thursday

 

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May Wine

 

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Rose & Lavender Facial Toner

 

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Photo Thursday

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New Essential Oil Kits for the Aromatherapy Explorer

 

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